The Teskey Brothers are stacking up 2018 with an Aussie tour

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The Teskey Brothers are stacking up 2018 with an Aussie tour


To have heard a song by The Teskey Brothers is to have taken a three-minute vacation into an alternate universe filled with slow-dancing, whiskey-sipping locals, and vocals so smooth you can almost taste the caramel in your ear-holes.

The Teskey Brothers are a soul/blues phenomenon, having released their 2017 LP Half Mile Harvest to critical acclaim, numerous awards, and fanatical accolades.

This year alone the foursome has performed at the Melbourne Zoo, SXSW Festival in Texas, Rockwood Music Hall in NYC, and Port Fairy Music Festival – and it’s only April.

Originally thrown into the mainstream by triple j’s Unearthed, John Teskey, Sam Teskey, Brendon Love, and Liam Gough have a few buns in the oven – including a soon-to-be-released single, ‘I Get Up’.

If conceiving new material weren’t enough, the band is seemingly keen to make 2018 an unbelievably packed year; they have announced a three-month world tour set to pass through Europe and North America, while also playing their biggest Australian shows to date. They will be flanked by what they describe as a “formidable” horn section, and Darwin-born singer/songwriter Caiti Baker.

We chatted to the band before they stormed through Queenscliff Music Festival last year – let’s call it preparation.